Charles Dana Gibson (American, 1867-1944)
The Pelican Cage, alternatively titled Birds of a Feather
Signed "C.D. Gibson" in ink l.c., inscribed "Birds of a Feather" in pencil l.l., identified on a printed label affixed to the frame backing paper.
Pen and ink on paper/board, sight size 14 x 13 1/4 in. (35.5 x 33.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Tack holes to lower corners, minor toning and soiling, pale fox marks, not examined out of frame.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf, Massachusetts and Florida.
N.B. The label on the back of the frame dates this drawing to 1927 and indicates that it appeared in Cosmopolitan magazine in January of 1928.
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